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Contact Lens Stuck Under Woman's Eyelid for Years - WebMD

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:54

WebMD

Contact Lens Stuck Under Woman's Eyelid for Years
WebMD
Aug. 17, 2018 -- Doctors recently removed a contact lens that was embedded in a woman's eyelid for nearly three decades after she was hit in the eye while playing badminton. The woman was 14 at the time and thought she had lost the contact lens. At age ...
For 28 Years Something Was Stuck in Her Eyelid. It's Finally OutNewser
Indian-origin surgeon finds contact lens stuck in eye for 28 years in UKIndia Today
Woman has contact lens removed from her eye after 28 yearsBelfast Telegraph
Monthly Prescribing Reference -TheHealthSite -News & Observer -Bustle
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Parkinson's Diagnosis Could Be in the Eyes of the Holder - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:06

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Parkinson's Diagnosis Could Be in the Eyes of the Holder
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
All eyes maybe on a new study from investigators at the Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, as scientists are suggesting that a patient's eyes maybe a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson's disease (PD). The new ...
Brian Grant Foundation Launches Online Parkinson's Exercise Training Program for ProfessionalsParkinson's News Today
New research in Japan shows anti-melanoma drug may be effective against Parkinson's diseaseThe Japan Times
Michael J. Fox Believes 'We'll Be Able to Stop the Progress' of Parkinson's Disease in 5 YearsPEOPLE.com
Daily Mail
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Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018 - HealthDay

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:29

WJLA

Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018
HealthDay
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.. A measles outbreak that's so far affected 21 states and the District of Columbia is being ...
More Than 100 Measles Cases In 2018, Including In CT: CDCPatch.com
ATTENTION ANTI-VAAXERS: 107 Measles Cases Confirmed Across 21 States; 1200 Infected in Brazil, 6 DeadYeshiva World News
Local mothers talk about how measles case could affect their decision to vaccinate their kidsActionNewsJax.com
California Healthline
all 53 news articles »
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CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine flu - KTVZ

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:32

KTVZ

CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine flu
KTVZ
(CNN) - A new graphic novel, published last week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illustrates important public health lessons for teenage scientists. Yet "The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak" also reveals the truth ...

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Connecticut Health Officials Respond To Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses - NPR

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:03

Action News Now

Connecticut Health Officials Respond To Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses
NPR
Noel King talks to Michael Baumann of the National Institute of Drug Abuse about the dozens of people who overdosed this week on synthetic cannabinoids in Connecticut. NOEL KING, HOST: More than 100 people have overdosed in just the last two days in ...
New Haven park overdoses possibly caused by fentanylFox News
What is K2 or synthetic marijuana?FOX 61
Synthetic Cannabinoid K2 Overdoses Are Rampant. Here's Why.The Scientist
WFSB -New Haven Register -CNYcentral.com
all 62 news articles »
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CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine flu in California, Michigan - CNN

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:42

CNN

CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine flu in California, Michigan
CNN
(CNN) A new graphic novel, published last week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illustrates important public health lessons for teenage scientists. Yet "The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak" also reveals the truth ...

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Report calls for relaxed rules on vaping so people can use e-cigarettes to quit smoking - Yahoo News

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:05

Yahoo News

Report calls for relaxed rules on vaping so people can use e-cigarettes to quit smoking
Yahoo News
Vaping shouldn't be treated the same as conventional smoking as it's less harmful and could help people quit, MPs have said. A report by the Science and Technology Committee said that rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate ...
E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPsBBC News
Lawmakers want British vaping rules relaxed to help smokers quitReuters
Weight gain after smoking cessation linked with increased short-term diabetes riskHSPH News
ITV News -Omaha World-Herald -Telegraph.co.uk -BT.com
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US drug deaths hit record 72000 amid rise of synthetic drugs - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:07

OregonLive.com

US drug deaths hit record 72000 amid rise of synthetic drugs
OregonLive.com
A syringe loaded with CBD oil is shown last year in a research laboratory at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Synthetic cannabinoids, which can be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes and other devices, have hospitalized hundreds of people ...
US Opioid Crisis Deadlier Than Global Terrorism in 2017, Say FedsBreitbart News

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Measles Outbreak Hits 21 US States, CDC Says - Voice of America

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:05

Voice of America

Measles Outbreak Hits 21 US States, CDC Says
Voice of America
More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. As of July 14, 107 people had contracted the viral infection in Arkansas ...
Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reportedABC News
Measles outbreak hits 21 states, District of Columbia, and is on track to surpass last yearUSA TODAY
As CDC warns of increase in measles cases, Tennessee Valley doctor urges parents to stay vigilantwhnt.com
Chicago Tribune -WTSP.com -WTNH.com (press release) -ABC Action News
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Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life — here's how much should be in your diet - Business Insider

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:31

Business Insider

Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life — here's how much should be in your diet
Business Insider
New evidence from a long-term study suggests that neither high-carb nor low-carb diets are necessarily great for your health. Scientists studied more than 15,000 people in the US and another 400,000-plus around the world, and found that getting about ...
Eating This Many Carbs Is Linked to a Longer LifeTIME
Low-carb diet linked to elevated mortality risk: studyYahoo News
Higher Mortality Risk Seen with Low Carb DietMedPage Today
Today.com -The Guardian -Inverse -BT.com
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Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech - NPR

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 21:58

NPR

Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech
NPR
Dr. Jodi Jackson has worked for years to address infant mortality in Kansas. Often, that means she is treating newborns in a high-tech neonatal intensive care unit with sophisticated equipment whirring and beeping. That is exactly the wrong place for ...
Association of Rooming-in With Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis ...The JAMA Network
Comparison of Safety and Efficacy of Methadone vs Morphine for Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A ...NCBI

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US Opioid Crisis Deadlier Than Global Terrorism in 2017, Say Feds - Breitbart News

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 21:18

Breitbart News

US Opioid Crisis Deadlier Than Global Terrorism in 2017, Say Feds
Breitbart News
Drug overdoses, primarily driven by opioids like fentanyl and heroin, killed an unprecedented 72,287 people in the United States in 2017–proving to be more lethal than terrorist attacks across the world during the same period, a Breitbart News analysis ...

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Smelling things that aren't there could be a sign: Study - ABC News

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:37

ABC News

Smelling things that aren't there could be a sign: Study
ABC News
Imagine smelling something that isn't there. Now imagine if these smells were always around, persisting through everyday life without any apparent reason. These "phantom odors" occur when someone smells something, but there is nothing in the ...
Phantom smells may be more common than thought, study findsNBCNews.com
Phantom Smells Affect More Noses Than You ThinkLive Science
Here's a Part of Aging That Really StinksHealthDay
National Institutes of Health (press release) -McKnight's Long Term Care News -Medical Daily -Science Daily
all 26 news articles »Google News
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Synthetic marijuana, aka K2, linked to nearly 100 overdoses within 48 hours - WHIO

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:30

WHIO

Synthetic marijuana, aka K2, linked to nearly 100 overdoses within 48 hours
WHIO
Published: Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 4:22 PM By: Lauren Padgett, Cox Media Group National Content Desk. New Haven emergency personnel respond to overdose cases on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.

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4 Mosquitos With West Nile Found In Radnor Wednesday - Patch.com

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 18:57

Patch.com

4 Mosquitos With West Nile Found In Radnor Wednesday
Patch.com
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, PA – Several more West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitos were collected in Radnor Township on Wednesday, according to the most recent data provided by state officials. The latest data shows four mosquitos found in Radnor Wednesday ...
Human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Utah Countyfox13now.com
First human case of West Nile Virus in Utah County reportedDaily Herald
West Nile virus, Zika in Alabama: How to protect yourselfAL.com
KOLO -KRNV My News 4 -KTVN -WSMV Nashville
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Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:50

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
(CNN) - Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung and colorectal cancers. The lifetime risk of developing it is about 1 in 63 for men, and 1 in 65 for women. This year, about 55,440 people will ...
Pancreatic cancer: Why you should never ignore this sign in your poo - Dr Zoe revealsExpress.co.uk
Doctor: Faeces warn about the pancreatic cancerThe Koz Telegram
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Mourns Loss Of Aretha FranklinLATF USA
Positively Naperville -Look To The Stars -MilTech
all 13 news articles »Google News
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No handshakes, no helmets in eastern Congo city preparing for Ebola - Reuters

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:26

New Vision

No handshakes, no helmets in eastern Congo city preparing for Ebola
Reuters
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready.
DRC: MSF opens Ebola treatment center in response to outbreak in North KivuDoctors Without Borders
WHO official: Congo's Ebola on "precipice" to spread furtherAxios
War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DRCNews24
Deutsche Welle -Deccan Chronicle
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Woman claims kidney was erroneously removed in botched surgery - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:22

DesMoinesRegister.com

Woman claims kidney was erroneously removed in botched surgery
DesMoinesRegister.com
An Iowa woman who says a South Dakota surgeon erroneously removed her kidney has filed suit against the surgeon and his practice. Dena Knapp was supposed to have an adrenal gland and a mass on the gland removed during the Oct. 5, 2016 surgery, ...
Woman sues surgeon who wrongly removed her kidneyKCRG

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Elephants rarely get cancer because their bodies have a rare 'zombie gene' - Fox News

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:50

Fox News

Elephants rarely get cancer because their bodies have a rare 'zombie gene'
Fox News
Cancer is a friend to no one, but a "zombie gene," known as LIF6, which still exists in elephants, may be useful in helping end this deadly disease. LIF6 is a gene that has gone dead in virtually every other animal except for elephants, but researchers ...
A 'zombie' gene may protect elephants from cancer. What that means for us.WSMV Nashville
Why is cancer so rare in elephants? They might thank their 'zombie gene.'Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Elephants rarely get cancer thanks to 'zombie gene'New York Post
Economic Times -Doctors Lounge -Infosurhoy -The European Scientist
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Thyroid medication recalled: Chinese manufacturer's failed inspection leads to recall - CNBC

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:31

CNBC

Thyroid medication recalled: Chinese manufacturer's failed inspection leads to recall
CNBC
A medication used to treat hypothyroidism has been voluntarily recalled due to quality concerns. Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC has instructed wholesalers to stop distributing specific products labeled "Levothyroxine and Liothyronine (Thyroid Tablets ...
Thyroid drugs recalled after Chinese supplier fails FDA inspectionSyracuse.com
FDA Announces Recall Of 2 Thyroid MedicationsBloomington Pantagraph
Are Thyroid Drugs Safe? FDA Announces Recall After Chinese Manufacturer Fails InspectionNewsweek
KXAN.com -WQAD.com -The Sun Herald -WOWK
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